Senior Legal Counsel

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May 18, 2023
Jun 15, 2023
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Senior Legal Counsel

The Ambassador Theatre Group is an extraordinary success story in the live entertainment industry. Founded in 1992 in the UK, we've grown into the world's number one live–theatre company today. We cover every discipline in the theatre industry, from operating venues to producing shows and ticketing, through our industry–leading sites LOVEtheatre and Group Line. We are passionate about great shows and our ambition is to help them find the largest possible audiences.

We are excited to be recruiting a Senior Legal Counsel to assist and support our Legal and Business Affairs team in its wide ranging legal, commercial and business development function across all of the Group's activities both in the UK and internationally with, particular focus on Commercial Contracts and Data Protection.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Get ready for some variety! Your role will be assisting the busy Legal and Business Affairs team to provide day to day legal and business affairs support and advice to the entire Group working closely with each of the main sectors of the Group's business namely, venue acquisition and management, production, ticketing and marketing as well as finance, HR and IT.
  • You will have an amazing opportunity to work closely with the Head of Business Development focusing on the growth strategy for the Group including production opportunities, the acquisition, development and exploitation of the Group's intellectual property assets and the acquisition of venues and related businesses or new venue management contracts.
  • You will be given plenty of responsibility and autonomy and will be expected to take the lead on negotiating contracts including key supplier and partnership contracts alongside our Head of Procurement and Head of IT Supplier Management.
  • Privacy is integral to everything we do, and you will work closely with the Group General Counsel on all Data Protection and Privacy compliance including training employees, conducting audits, drafting policies and procedures and dealing with any data related incidents.
  • We are a high growth business, and you will be expected to use your initiative to implement new ways of working and improve business processes to mitigate risk.
  • You will have a unique opportunity to work closely with the in–house production team to assist in the negotiation and documentation of creative contracts including rights licences, co–production agreements and investment agreements.
  • We are a growing legal team, and you will be helping us to train more junior members of the Legal and Business Affairs team whilst also attending training courses in order to further your own self–development.

Ideally, you will be a qualified solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE (although less PQE would be considered based on experience)

Interested? Please click on the link to view our full job description.

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer, which means that we are taking action to ensure that people with disabilities and long–term health conditions feel supported, engaged and able to fulfil their potential in the workplace. We will offer an interview or recruitment event to disabled candidates who tell us they wish to participate in the scheme and who demonstrate in their application that they best meet the essential criteria for the role. Where we receive more applications than we are reasonably able to interview for any given role, we will retain applications for the next available interview opportunity wherever possible.

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We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to provide a stage for everyone. Onstage and off, we hold ourselves accountable for nurturing an inclusive culture. Find out more about us and our values at and